Vox-pops can’t ensure the voices of people in poverty are really heard, says our new Poverty Media Coordinator Gavin Aitchison.
Nick Waterfield, chair of the local Church Action on Poverty group in Sheffield, offers further thoughts on the ‘complex’ reasons why people use food banks.
In this guest post, food poverty researcher Jane Perry responds to Theresa May’s comments about the reasons for food bank use.
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David Primrose, Director of Transforming Communities in the Diocese of Lichfield and a trustee of Church Action on Poverty, reviews the first two volumes of an exciting new series edited by Paul Cloke and Mike Pears: Mission in Marginal Places.
Sarah Whitehead became a community activist and leader after taking part in one of our Schools of Participation. Sarah recently took part in a digital communications conference organised by Sound Delivery, and wrote this blog for them about her experience of empowerment.
Our new Poverty Media Coordinator Gavin Aitchison introduces some powerful photographs.